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EDMUND G. BROWN JR.
Governor

State of California—Health and Human Services Agency
California Department of Public Health


AFL 20-58
July 7, 2020


TO:
All Health Facilities

SUBJECT:
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 Health Care Facility License Fee Schedule

AUTHORITY:     Health and Safety Code (HSC) section 1266


All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary

This AFL informs licensees of FY 2020-21 license renewal fees as approved by the Governor and effective on July 1, 2020.

The attached FY 2020-21 fee schedule is also available on the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Center for Health Care Quality (CHCQ), Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) Fee Schedule page.

Please forward a copy of this AFL to the person or company that normally remits payment for renewal of your health care facility operating license fee.

Renewal Notices
CHCQ will send renewal notices and applications to the facility's licensee 45-120 days prior to the license expiration date. It is the responsibility of the facility's licensee to obtain a renewal notice, if the notice is not received prior to the license expiration date, contact CHCQ, Fiscal Services and Revenue Collection Unit (FSRCU) at RCollection@cdph.ca.gov, or by telephone at (800) 236-9747.

Late Payment Penalties
HSC section 1266.5 requires CHCQ to impose late payment penalties for health care facilities and agencies that are delinquent in paying license renewal fees. CHCQ uses the post office or delivery service postmark date to establish assessment of late payment penalty fees. California law does not allow a grace period for payment of license fees.

Medi-Cal Offsets
HSC section 1266.5(c) specifies that the department may, upon written notification to the licensee, offset any moneys owed to the licensee by the Medi-Cal program or any other payment program administered by the department, to recoup the license renewal fees and any associated late payment penalties.

How to Complete Your License Renewal

Please review the License Renewal Application (LRA) in its entirety as it has been updated. Existing health care facility information is automatically populated into the LRA from the CDPH Electronic Licensing Management System (ELMS) regarding the license renewal. Fields that populate with "NO RECORD FOUND" will appear if there is no record/data in ELMS and/or the particular field may not apply to your facility type. If any changes are needed to the populated information on the LRA, complete and submit the application packet to the Centralized Applications Branch (CAB). The following resources will assist in obtaining an application packet to report change(s) identified within the LRA.

CDPH Apply for Licensure Webpage

Phone: (916) 552-8632 or Email: CAB@cdph.ca.gov.

CHCQ strongly recommends licensees use a mailing method that includes the ability to track the status of mailed payments. Please allow 4-6 weeks for license processing.

Mail the renewal payment and completed application to FSRCU at one of the addresses below:

Normal Mailing AddressDelivery Service Mailing Address

California Department of Public Health
Center for Health Care Quality
Licensing and Certification Program
Fiscal Services and Revenue Collection Unit
MS 3202
P.O. Box 997434
Sacramento, CA 95899-7434

California Department of Public Health
Center for Health Care Quality
Licensing and Certification Program
Fiscal Services and Revenue Collection Unit
MS 3202
1616 Capitol Avenue, Suite 74.420
Sacramento, CA 95814-7402

 

Sincerely,

Original signed by Heidi W. Steinecker

Heidi W. Steinecker
Deputy Director

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